About us


MAD about Waste is a not-for-profit community group, based in Chippenham (Wiltshire). We work in close partnership with Zero Chippenham.

We’re run by three volunteer Directors:

Sue Cassell. Sue is a research project manager with a keen interest in waste reduction and sustainable living. She has worked as the head cook at a Youth Centre, and is a Sugar Smart ambassador for Wiltshire. She has Level 3 (supervisory) training in Food Hygiene and Safety.

Helen Franks. Helen is Partnership and Business Development Manager for Good Energy Ltd. Previously Helen was the Corporate Partnership Manager at the Trussell Trust the UK’s leading foodbank network. She has expertise in charity and corporate collaboration and the redistribution of food to those who are in need.

Charlie Parry. Charlie is part of the senior leadership team at Good Energy Ltd, a 100% renewable energy supply company, working across a wide range of sustainable proejcts. He is a chartered accountant, Tesla driver and owner of improving sustainability credentials.

MAD about Waste’s activities are supported by Wiltshire Council’s youth budget.